Timkat – Epiphany – celebrated across Ethiopia

Timkat – Epiphany – celebrated across Ethiopia

borkena January 19,2019 Followers of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahdo Church, also known as in the outside world as Ethiopian Church, celebrated Timkat (Epiphany) across the country. In Addis Ababa, the two patriarchs of Ethiopia, Abune Merkorios and Abune Mathias, let the religious ritual at Janmeda, where the holiday is celebrated. Abune Mathias seized the opportunity […]

Timkat celebration in Rural Ethiopia

Timkat celebration in Rural Ethiopia

borkena January 23,2018 When one of the pioneers of Commercial Bank of Ethiopia,Taffara DeguefĂ©, visited his hometown Ankober after 40 years and asked residents what they would like him to do for them, all that residents of the rural town asked him was to renovate the aluminum sheet of the church as it was leaking […]

Ethiopian Timkat ( Epiphany) celebration in Seattle , Washington

Ethiopian Timkat ( Epiphany) celebration in Seattle , Washington

Timkat Epiphany in Seattle, Washington borkena January 22, 2018 Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahdo Church Timkat (Epiphany) celebration in Seattle, Washington Video : Courtesy of Ze Addis Join the conversation. Like borkena on Facebook and get Ethiopian News updates regularly. As well, you may get Ethiopia News by following us on twitter @zborkena

Armorica dance has been part of Timkat culture for many decades

Armorica dance-as part of Timkat culture borkena January 19,2018 Certainly Armorica has not been part of Timkat for many centuries. But it certainly has been part of the cultural aspects of Timkat celebration for many decades now. Many Ethiopians who are in the diaspora fondly remember Armorika dance, which was in a way “modern” back […]